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Black & Red 2019
Benefiting Brownstone Ambulatory Care Services

Saturday, January 26
at The Bushnell, Hartford

At Hartford Hospital, our involvement in the community is woven into our identity. Contributing to the health and well-being of our neighbors isn’t just something we do; it is who we are.   


Central to the community benefits the hospital provides is our Brownstone Ambulatory Care Services. The clinic welcomes all in need, seeing over 40,000 visitors annually for adult primary and specialty care, and 17,000 for dental care, many involving complex medical conditions that require a specialist. Additionally, the clinic is home to the largest HIV facility in the state, caring for up to 800 patients.


Many of the clinic’s patients are homeless and unemployed, struggling with psychiatric disorders, cultural barriers, and a lack of healthcare literacy. Without the clinic, many patients might wait months for an appointment with a specialist or forgo much-needed treatment altogether. Unlike community clinics with staff dedicated solely to their facility, the Brownstone is unique in that Hartford Hospital physicians and specialists from all medical fields donate their time to the clinic so our community patients are seen by the very best physicians.


With all that it does, the busy Brownstone Ambulatory Care Services has outgrown its current location on Retreat Avenue in Hartford. A new clinic building at 132-138 Jefferson Street will open in spring 2019. Proceeds from the Black & Red will support Hartford Hospital’s commitment to serving the most vulnerable in our community. 


Black & Red Entertainment
Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper

Legendary singer, songwriter, and actress Cyndi Lauper started collecting major awards with her breakthrough She’s So Unusual, which earned a Best New Artist Grammy (1985) and made her the first female artist in history to debut with four top-five singles. Since then, she has won an Emmy (1995), amassed global sales in excess of 50 million albums, and earned a Tony (2013) for best original score for the musical Kinky Boots.

Ranked among VH1’s 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll, Lauper has been nominated for 15 Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, seven American Video Awards, and 18 MTV Awards. With 11 studio albums to her credit, the pop icon was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015. For more information, please visit cyndilauper.com. Please check back for more information about purchasing tickets. 




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